INTERA’s founder, Dr. Ron Lantz, has always set a strong standard for stewardship within the company and in the community. To recognize the duty that all INTERA employees have to stewardship, the company has created the Ron Lantz Stewardship Award. The mission statement of the award is: To empower INTERA employees to act as stewards of the environment for the betterment of humankind. Awarded on an annual basis through a competitive proposal process, the award includes a $10,000 stipend for expenses and a 1-month paid sabbatical to execute a project that exemplifies stewardship.